|Home Movie: 98232: Philadelphia Transit Co.|
Can marked: "Philadelphia Trans. Co. / Dated 1956 & 8-5-61"
Keywords: prelinger; home movies; transit; trolleys; streetcars
Downloads: 958 (1 review)
|The Tomorrow Project (2008) - beccatoria + cyborganize|
We rebelled. We evolved. And we had a plan. Which was to mashup each episode of BSG S4 with audio from the Prelinger Archives of mid-century sponsored films, thereby creating our own archive of deadly serious crack vidlets that chronicle the season against the backdrop of our own cultural and technological history. Months later, the series is complete! Part one, at least, with the rest to come when BSG returns in 2009...
Keywords: prelinger; battlestar galactica; bsg; mashup; vidding; fanvid
Downloads: 644 (1 review)
|Building Is People - Lyndon Lorenz|
Welcome to the metropolis of tomorrow: Building Is People is the joyful new celebration of the people and the processes that make communities happen, thanks to the Prelinger Archive and CC-licensed music from Leggysalad. Hundreds of shots from more than 40 video source reels were cut up for this, including "Form, Design, And The City" (1962); "Lost Landscapes Of Detroit" (2010); "Once And Forever" (1956); "Out Of This World" (1954); and "Dynamic American City" (1956)...
Keywords: prelinger; mashup; remix; architecture; urban; design; planning; city; cities; detroit
Downloads: 1,531 (1 review)
|Space Shuttle World Map Book (Volume 1) - Defense Mapping Agency for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)|
1:10,000,000 Scale Collection of Maps of the World for use from space
Downloads: 391 (1 review)
|The story of the Westinghouse Time Capsule : what the project means, how the Time Capsule was constructed, what it contains, how it will be protected against vandalism, how word of its location has been left for the future - Pendray, George Edward, 1901-|
Downloads: 4,297 (1 review)
|The book of record of the time capsule of cupaloy, deemed capable of resisting the effects of time for five thousand years, preserving an account of universal achievements, embedded in the grounds of the New York World's fair, 1939 - [Westinghouse electric corporation]|
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
Keywords: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
Downloads: 8,132 (1 review)
|Nine States 1976|
Downloads: 365 (2 reviews)
|Coyote Scent Stations|
Downloads: 347 (2 reviews)
|Free Stock Footage - Ivan Bridgewater|
No, this is not Free Stock Footage. This is a blatant promo for The Internet Archive and The Prelinger Archive. I have a lot of respect for the Internet Archive and The Prelinger Archive, and I created this video to spread the word about these great WEB Sites. If you are looking for Public Domain Free Stock Footage - Look within the Internet Archive, you will find it there. Go to the Prelinger Archive, the Feature Film or Stock Footage archives found within the Movies section in the Internet Arc...
Keywords: Bridgewater Video
Downloads: 2,689 (2 reviews)
|All the Way Home - Dynamic Films, Inc.|
Demonstrates in a positive fashion that integrated communities can and do work. Exposes the property value fallacy and makes an appeal to reason and democratic principles. An examination of what happens in a community when a Negro family stops in front of a 'FOR SALE' sign. Dramatizes the unreason and prejudice which bar a solution to the integration problem in housing.
Downloads: 648 (3 reviews)
|Fourth Kingdom, The - Audio Productions, Inc.|
Tells the story of development of Bakelite materials and rapid expansion of uses for these man-made products since 1909 when discovery was first made. Film demonstrates the extent to which plastics have become an integral part of daily experience. Scientist explains to a curious reporter the inventions of Dr. Baekeland; VS of Bakelite plastic products and the process of their production. 23:26:56:21 1950s to 1960s train speeds past camera...
Downloads: 1,439 (3 reviews)
|Curtiss-Wright Shorts (7 Subjects) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Short screen ads recruiting workers for aircraft manufacturing during World War II.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; Advertising: Screen ads; Aviation: Manufacturing
Downloads: 6,996 (3 reviews)
|They Shall Not Want (A-roll picture, silent)|
Segment of the film They Shall Not Want produced by Cadillac Motor Car division of General Motors Corporation during World War II. This is one of two picture rolls (with incomplete picture) and contains no sound. Film was produced in Kodachrome and shows workers at Cadillac plant in Detroit, Michigan producing large and small parts for military tanks.
Keywords: World War II (Homefront); Cadillac; General Motors; tanks; Labor (Women workers); Kodachrome
Downloads: 900 (2 reviews)
|American Road, The|
Shows development of transportation in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, emphasizing growth of automobile industry, roads and highways.
Downloads: 747 (3 reviews)
|[Home Movies: Medicus Collection: "Holiday Activities 1929"]|
Kids playing around, small children performing in blackface, Christmas 1929 events, kids playing around in park on West Side of New York City (Manhattan).
Downloads: 871 (3 reviews)
|Lost Landscapes of Detroit (Year 3, 2012) - Rick Prelinger|
The third annual Lost Landscapes of Detroit archival film compilation premiered on September 29, 2012 at Salt & Cedar Letterpress Gallery in Detroit's Eastern Market. This film is mostly silent. It is designed to be screened before a live audience whose comments, questions, interjections and conversation become the soundtrack. The footage comes primarily from Prelinger Archives. Credits are at the end of the program.
Keywords: Detroit; urban history; Prelinger; home movies
Downloads: 1,214 (2 reviews)
|FilmTestScans_20120619 - Rick Prelinger|
Test frames from film scanner for derivation.
Downloads: 835 (3 reviews)
|Golden Gate City - Castle Films|
The World Parade, produced by Castle Films, distributed by University of Alabama 0659 PA8627 Golden Gate City
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area; San Francisco Bay Area: Infrastructure; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 3,848 (4 reviews)
|Chevrolet Advertising Rings the Bell|
0594 PA8173 Chevrolet Advertising Rings the Bell
Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 4,676 (4 reviews)
|Special Delivery - U.S. Army Air Forces|
Airplanes and missions of the U.S. Army Air Forces, emphasizing Operation Crossroads (the Bikini Island atomic bomb tests).
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; World War II: Army Air Forces; Aviation: Military
Downloads: 25,632 (4 reviews)
|Old Chinese Proverb: One Picture Is Worth Ten Thousand Words, An - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions|
A tour through the Jerry Fairbanks studios in Hollywood, showing the production of animation, TV films, industrial and advertising films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production; Motion pictures: Sponsored; Advertising: Motion pictures
Downloads: 14,854 (4 reviews)
|Tip Tops in Peppyland (with sound)|
Tip Tops in Peppyland is a silent Jam Handy movie from 1934, found in the Prelinger archives. As a family project using Pinnacle Studio 8, we added background music and sound effects. Music is from Studio's SmartSound feature. Sound effects are what came with Studio and free effects found on the net. Any inappropriate effects were added on purpose.
Keywords: Nutrition; Animation: Hand-drawn; Food: Dairy industry
Downloads: 2,161 (4 reviews)
|[Amateur film: Parade of Krewe of Rex, New Orleans, February 25, 1941] - Unknown|
New Orleans festivities as they looked just before World War II.
Keywords: New Orleans; Mardi Gras; Celebrations
Downloads: 13,084 (6 reviews)
|Emergency First Aid: A Study in Motion Pictures to Aid Civil Defense Volunteers|
Downloads: 2,687 (4 reviews)
|[Amateur film: New Orleans Carnival Week, February 22, 1941] - Unknown|
Mardi Gras: Parade of Nor.
Keywords: New Orleans; Mardi Gras; Celebrations
Downloads: 179,000 (8 reviews)
|Internet Archive's Book Scanning Robot|
Footage of the Internet Archive's version of the Kirtas APT 1200 book scanning system in Toronto Canada. This footage can be used as stock footage without restriction. The first section is an operator working with the robot on every page turn. Later there is a section where the robot runs without being touched. Another movie by the vendor Kirtas. Another customer article and movie.
Downloads: 16,327 (5 reviews)
|Heart of a Hero, The|
Downloads: 1,592 (4 reviews)
A relatively sensitive story of a broken treaty between Native American tribes and the US by encroaching railroad men. The film was restored by the Library of Congress, copied at 18fps from a 35mm print. For more information see the film's IMDB.com entry.
Keywords: western; native american
Downloads: 16,153 (6 reviews)
|Much Better - Smith, Ken|
Made by Ken Smith from Prelinger Archives footage.
Downloads: 12,593 (12 reviews)
|Danger - Women at Work|
Downloads: 16,342 (8 reviews)
|A Drive Through Bunker Hill and Downtown Los Angeles, ca. 1940s|
Background process plate produced for an unidentified feature film, shot from an automobile driving through Bunker Hill and downtown Los Angeles. Please help identify the streets and locations.
Keywords: process plates; stock footage; Bunker Hill; Los Angeles; film noir; automobiles; Southern California
Downloads: 40,152 (12 reviews)
|Long Distance - Audio Productions|
Keywords: telephones; communication; Bell System; Manifest Destiny; United States expansion
Downloads: 10,764 (8 reviews)
|Palmour Street - Southern Educational Film Production Service|
Everyday aspects of mental health in an African American community in Gainesville, Georgia.
Keywords: African Americans; Children; Psychology
Downloads: 11,392 (8 reviews)
|Tuesday in November - U.S. Office of War Information|
PLEASE NOTE: A vastly improved version of this film made from a 35mm preserved print is available here: http://archive.org/details/Tuesday_in_November Idealized portrayal of 1944 U.S. presidential election, made to show the world that the United States was sufficiently secure to hold a free and fair election during wartime. Shows campaign activities, efforts to ensure the secrecy of the ballot and fairness of the election, and media coverage of the electoral process, all culminating in a giant n...
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections; Citizenship; Media: Radio
Downloads: 20,242 (10 reviews)
|Age 13 (Part I) - Sid Davis|
The inner life of an "at-risk" teenager, told in an idiosyncratic and often surreal manner. A key film by Sid Davis, who is beginning to emerge as one of the great unsung talents of educational filmmaking. Shot in working-class Inglewood, Hollywood and other parts of the Los Angeles basin.
Downloads: 29,661 (11 reviews)
|To New Horizons - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960."
Keywords: Futurism; World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 55,164 (14 reviews)
|Wonderful New World of Fords, A (1960 Ford Spot) - Filmways|
Ford commercial linking new compact cars to futurism and the space frontier.
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials; Automobiles: Advertising; Futurism
Downloads: 100,154 (23 reviews)
|This Is Hormel - Unknown|
Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared?
Keywords: Food industry: Meat production; Minnesota (History and culture); Animals: Pigs
Downloads: 40,061 (28 reviews)
|[Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire, A] - Miles Brothers|
PLEASE NOTE: A much higher-quality DV version (2.3 GB) now available at http://www.archive.org/details/TripDownMarketStreetrBeforeTheFire Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first "structural film" because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride...
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical; Transportation: Cable cars; Landscapes: Cultural
Downloads: 83,515 (34 reviews)
|Come Join the Fun! - Charles Keating|
Outstanding news reporter George Putnam, star of the Prelinger Archives classic "Perversion for Profit", shares his true feelings about pornography in this heart-felt appeal to the public.
Keywords: pornography; propaganda; parody
Downloads: 63,603 (47 reviews)
|Are You Popular? - Coronet Instructional Films|
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern...
Keywords: Social guidance; Teenagers; Gender roles
Downloads: 239,065 (48 reviews)
|Despotism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
Measures how a society ranks on a spectrum stretching from democracy to despotism. Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales? The companion Encyclopedia Britannica Film "Democracy" can be found here.
Keywords: Political science
Downloads: 85,814 (58 reviews)